Sweet, creamy and totally affordable, bananas are the perfect fruit for blending into a morning smoothie.
The health benefits of bananas are well-documented; from increasing your bone density to stabilizing your moods and more, a banana a day is sure to keep the doctor away.
Below are ten healthy and delicious recipes for banana smoothies that are sure to have you asking for more.
1. Banana Ginger Smoothie
Looking for a tasty smoothie that won’t have your stomach in knots? This four-ingredient smoothie is a great source of fibre, and has ginger to help combat digestive discomfort, nausea, and even heartburn. (Recipe From Prevention)
2. Peanut Butter and Banana Smoothie
This is the classic peanut butter and banana sandwich in smoothie form. Use soy milk and natural nut butter for a healthier smoothie that contains four grams of fibre and 16 grams of protein. (Recipe From Fitness Magazine)
3. Berry And Banana Smoothie
At under 150 calories, this smoothie boosts six superfood ingredients, including delicious berries. You’ll get 10 grams of protein and three grams of fibre out of this one. (Recipe From MyRecipes)
4. Creamy Mango Banana Smoothie
Sweetened with honey instead of sugar, this recipe calls for frozen fruit and ice cubes for a super refreshing summer treat. (Recipe From Rachel Cooks)
5. Kale Smoothie With Pineapple And Banana
Get your daily veggies in with this healthy green smoothie. The sweetness of the pineapple and banana overpower the bitterness of the kale, so all you taste is delicious fruit. (Recipe From Real Simple)
6. Strawberry Banana Oatmeal Smoothie
Perfect for breakfast, this recipe also only takes five minutes to prepare and can be made extra thick to eat with a spoon. Yum! (Recipe From What the Fork)
7. Orange And Banana Yogurt Smoothie
Bananas combine with yogurt, honey and citrus for a creamy yet fresh smoothie. Trust us, you’ll love this one. (Recipe From Epicurious)
8. Papaya Banana Smoothie
Go tropical with this delicious papaya banana smoothie, which has just four ingredients. (Recipe From Padhus Kitchen)
9. Banana, Kale, And Almond Milk Smoothies
Liked the kale recipe from above? Here’s another one to start your day off right. (Recipe From Real Simple)
10. Chocolate Banana Smoothie
This last recipe is one for all ages. Coconut milk, frozen bananas, honey, and cocoa powder all combine to make a easy beverage that won’t ruin your diet. (Recipe From Super Healthy Kids)